Thursday, September 29, 2011

FAMILY episode on PBS

FAMILY episode premieres on PBS, Monday October 17, 2011

Featuring the Georgia based Moulthrop family, the Seattle based Marioni family, the Lee family of Pennsylvania, and the Sorrell family of Oklahoma.

*Check your local listings
Most stations will air FAMILY at 10 pm but some stations may differ.

For example, KCTS in Seattle will air on 10/23 at 5pm, WMHT in NY will air on 10/23 at 6pm, Georgia PB will air 10/24 at 7pm

Golden State of Craft: California 1960-1985

There was a great turn out at the Golden State of Craft: California 1960-1985 exhibition this passed weekend. There is still time to check it out. It's on view at CAFAM: September 25, 2011- January 8, 2012. There's a great catalog available as well so don't forget to pick up a copy.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

New Lecture Series

Craft in America has some upcoming Lecture Series coinciding with CAFAM's exhibit:

Maloof Woodworking.....Oct. 6, 6-8pm, Lecture at 7pm

Gerard O'Brien..... Oct. 13, 6-8pm, Lecture at 7pm

Steven Portigal..... Oct 29, 6-8pm, Lecture at 7pm

Katie Nartonis..... Nov. 10, 6-8pm, Lecture at 7pm

Gary Knox Bennett..... Nov. 17, 6-8pm, Lecture at 7pm or (310) 659-9022

Golden State of Craft: California 1960-1985

CAFAM and Craft in America have partnered together to commence a monumental exhibition; Golden State of Craft: California 1960-1985. This exhibition celebrates the groundbreaking craft artists and designers who flourished in California during a historic time of change. The works produced during these years propelled craft into new, uncharted directions that have had a lasting impact on contemporary art practices.

The opening reception is Saturday, September 24, 6-9pm and the exhibition will be up from September 25, 2011- January 8, 2012.

The Eighties

In conjunction with the Getty Institutes Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980, and to celebrate a golden era of craft in California, Freehand Gallery and Craft in America Study Center present "the Eighties." The Eighties is an exhibition of young artists from the 80s who've become today's leaders and teachers of the art world. Come check out the exhibition its from Sept. 17- Oct.29